Mobilizing social science for the public good.
The Social Science Research Council, an independent, international nonprofit, mobilizes necessary knowledge for the public good by supporting scholars worldwide, generating new research across disciplines, and linking researchers with policymakers and citizens.
The SSRC Anxieties of Democracy and Drugs, Security, and Democracy programs invite proposals for new “Democratic Anxieties in the Americas Research Grants,” supporting projects that address the challenges facing democratic societies across the Americas. Deadline: May 9, 2021.
The Council is pleased to welcome Drs. Margaret Levenstein and Edgar Pieterse to the SSRC Board of Directors. See the announcement here.
The SSRC is proud to be selected to host a 2021 American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Leading Edge Fellow, who will work on Communicating Research on Technology, Power, and Social Justice with our Just Tech program. Learn more about ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships and apply by May 6, 2021.
The SSRC is proud to announce the launch of Surveillance and the ‘New Normal’ of Covid-19: Public Health, Data, and Justice, a new report from the Council’s Public Health, Surveillance, and Human Rights (PHSHR) Network. Read the full report here
The SSRC Media & Democracy program is pleased to announce a new call for proposals for a two-day virtual workshop on “The Conservative Dilemma: Digital Surrogate Organizations and the Future of Liberal Democracy,” hosted in collaboration with the Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics at George Washington University. Applications are due on March 22, 2021
The SSRC Transregional Collaboratory on the Indian Ocean, supported by the Mellon Foundation, invites applications for its 12-month Transregional Collaborative Research Grants. The program supports projects that deepen understanding of the effects of political, economic, and social processes in and across Indian Ocean countries. Apply by April 26, 2021